Best Gimmighoul counters in Pokémon GO

Raid Battles

Looking for the best ways to take down Gimmighoul in Pokémon GO Raid Battles? Our guide has got you covered with a comprehensive list of the top Gimmighoul counters, including the highest DPS and tankiest options.

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          Highest DPS

          Highest TDO

          Best Gimmighoul counters

          Fast Attack
          Charged Attack
          1Mega TyranitarMega Pokémon iconMega TyranitarDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing 74.885696.33176.1s221.1
          2Shadow TyranitarShadow Pokémon iconShadow TyranitarDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing 75.403795.24150.3s200.8
          3Mega GengarMega Pokémon iconMega GengarGhostLick *GhostShadow Ball 91.041526.42350.3s184.2
          4Mega HoundoomMega Pokémon iconMega HoundoomDarkSnarl DarkFoul Play 68.883169.81292.0s179.4
          5Mega RayquazaMega Pokémon iconMega RayquazaDragonDragon Tail FlyingDragon Ascent 71.022787.86278.5s177.8
          6TyranitarTyranitarDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing 62.463719.99159.6s173.5
          7Mega GyaradosMega Pokémon iconMega GyaradosDarkBite DarkCrunch 60.294017.65166.6s172.3
          8HydreigonHydreigonDarkBite DarkBrutal Swing *63.843297.852103.3s171.2
          9Shadow WeavileShadow Pokémon iconShadow WeavileDarkSnarl DarkFoul Play 70.752352.10266.5s169.9
          10DarkraiDarkraiDarkSnarl GhostShadow Ball 64.742892.25289.4s167.4
          11Mega AbsolMega Pokémon iconMega AbsolDarkSnarl DarkDark Pulse 69.702071.43259.4s162.7
          12Mega BanetteMega Pokémon iconMega BanetteGhostShadow Claw GhostShadow Ball 83.571200.37343.1s162.7
          13Shadow MewtwoShadow Pokémon iconShadow MewtwoPsychicPsycho Cut GhostShadow Ball *77.961361.42352.4s159.4
          14YveltalYveltalDarkSnarl DarkDark Pulse 56.133303.012117.7s155.5
          15Shadow HoundoomShadow Pokémon iconShadow HoundoomDarkSnarl DarkFoul Play 66.121986.92260.1s154.8
          16Shadow HonchkrowShadow Pokémon iconShadow HonchkrowDarkSnarl DarkDark Pulse 67.461867.34255.4s154.7
          17Shadow CursolaShadow Pokémon iconShadow CursolaGhostHex GhostShadow Ball 79.871035.38451.9s151.6
          18Mega AlakazamMega Pokémon iconMega AlakazamPsychicPsycho Cut GhostShadow Ball 74.201220.75349.4s149.4
          19GuzzlordGuzzlordDarkSnarl DarkBrutal Swing 53.373226.772120.9s148.8
          20ZarudeZarudeDarkBite DarkDark Pulse 52.403330.762127.1s148.0
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          About the results

          Our guide provides detailed information on recommended Pokémon and moves that are most effective against Gimmighoul in Raid Battles. Whether you're looking for the best counters to take Gimmighoul down quickly with high DPS, or the tankiest counters that can withstand its attacks, our guide has something for every trainer.

          This table displays a list of best Gimmighoul counters in Pokémon GO with their Fast Attacks, Charged Attacks, DPS (damage per second), TDO (total damage output), faints, TTW (time to win), and score. The list is sorted by the score, which is calculated based on the DPS, TDO, faints, and TTW.

          The top-ranked Gimmighoul counter is Mega Tyranitar, followed by Shadow Tyranitar, Mega Gengar, and Mega Houndoom. The table also includes Mega Rayquaza, Tyranitar, Mega Gyarados, and Hydreigon, among others. Each Pokemon's type is indicated by an icon beside their name.

          Gimmighoul type chart

          When fighting Gimmighoul, keep in mind the following that Ghost-type Pokémon are weak to Dark, and Ghost type moves. They take reduced damage from Bug, Poison, Fighting, and Normal type moves.


          Type chart shows the percentage (%) of damage taken from an incoming attack of a particular type.